Recalls and Alerts: August 20 – 22, 2020


Here is today’s list of food safety recalls, product withdrawals, allergy alerts and miscellaneous compliance issues. The live links will take you directly to the official recall notices and company news releases that contain detailed information for each recall and alert.

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United States

OUTBREAK ALERT: CDC reports 68 confirmed cases of Salmonella Enteritidis infections in 9 states. Fourteen people have been hospitalized. The infections have been linked to consumption of peaches supplied by Prima® Wawona of Fresno, California. Please see recall information, below.

Allergy Alert: Whole Foods Market recalls Vegan Vanilla Cake (whole, 6-inch cakes; sell-by date through August 24, 2020) due to undecalred soy.

Allergy Alert: Superior Nut Company recalls Southern Grove Mixed Nuts Less than 50% Peanuts (14.75 oz. cans; Lot codes 0MR105975; 0MR106051; 0MR106280; 0MR106320) due to undeclared Brazil nuts.

Allergy Alert: Oberto Snacks Inc. recalls CATTLEMAN’S CUT SMOKED SAUSAGES OLD FASHIONED (3-oz pkg; BEST BY 21MAR2021 22; Time range between 18:35 to 19:15) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert: Frito-Lay recalls Ruffles Original Potato Chips (1 1/2 oz. bags; Guaranteed fresh date of 22 SEP 2020; Manufacturing code 34631762) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall: Prima® Wawona of Fresno, California recalls all of its bulk/loose peaches distributed and sold from June 1 through August 3 and its bagged Wawona and Wawona Organic peaches distributed and sold from June 1 through August 19th due to potential Salmonella contamination. Wawona peaches have been linked to an outbreak of 68 Salmonella Enteritidis infections in 9 states. Please refer to the recall notice for complete details on the affected brands and their distribution.

Food Safety Recall: Prima® Wawona of Fresno, California recalls Wawona, Wawona Organic brand conventional and organic bagged peaches sold from June 1st to August 19th due to potential Salmonella contamination. Wawona peaches have been linked to an outbreak of 68 Salmonella Enteritidis infections in 9 states. Please refer to the recall notice for complete details on the affected brands and their distribution.

Food Safety Recall: Target recalls bulk and bagged peaches supplied by Prima® Wawona due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice posted on the Target website for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: ALDI recalls assorted peaches supplied by Wawona Packing Company due to potential Salmonella contamination. Wawona peaches have been linked to an outbreak of 68 Salmonella Enteritidis infections in 9 states. Please refer to the recall notice for complete details on the affected brands and their distribution.

Food Safety Recall: Walmart recalls Prima® Wawona peaches due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Wegmans recalls Fresh Peaches and Bakery Items Containing Fresh Peaches due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: The Kroger Group recalls bagged peaches due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were available in the following Kroger Group stores: Jay-CKing SoopersCity MarketFry’sRalphsFood 4 LessFoods Co., and Smiths.

Canada

OUTBREAK ALERT UPDATE: PHAC reports 379 confirmed cases of Salmonella Newport infections in British Columbia (100), Alberta (207), Saskatchewan (26), Manitoba (24), Ontario (8), Quebec (13) and Prince Edward Island (1). The outbreak is linked to imported onions from Thomson International, Inc. of Bakersfield, CA.

Allergy Alert: Uncle T Foods Inc. recalls Pengsheng brand Oil Preserved Cabbage Leaf (450g; All lot codes; UPC 6 922406 898989) due to undeclared sesame.

Food Safety Recall: Umami Ramen recalls several varieties of bouillon à ramen / ramen bouillon (500 ml; Sold up to and including 21 August 2020), because the products were not maintained under constant refrigeration and lack required labeling for refrigerated storage. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Fine Choice Foods Ltd. recalls Summ! brand Chicken Gyoza Dumplings Sesame Ginger (900g; Lots 2182, 2188, 2202, 2203 & 2205; UPC 0 57356 03403 6) and Summ! brand Chicken Gyoza Dumplings (Steamed) (5 kg; Lot 2190) due to foreign matter (pieces of bone) contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Italy): Molino F.lli CHIAVAZZA S.p.A. recalls Il Molino Chiavazza brand FARINA DI RISO SENZA GLUTINE / gluten-free rice flour (500g; Lot #025360; Best before 15-03-2021) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): SPAR recalls SPAR Boerenleverworst / Farmer’s liver sausaage (125g; Best before 04-09) due to undeclared mustard.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Jumbo Supermarkten recalls Jumbo brand Mix Garam Masala (60g; Lots 123591 & 126953; Expiration dates 11/2022 & 02/2023) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): ISFI recalls ISFI Garam Massala (150g; Lot P126189) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Casino recalls Casino brand Blanc de poulet aux herbes / chicken breast with herbs (4 x 120g; Lot 227; Best before 11/09/2020) due to foreign matter (hard plastic pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Krombacher Brauerei Bernhard Schadeberg GmbH recalls Limobier – Biermischgetränk aus 70 % naturtrüber Zitronenlimonade und 30 % Pils / Limobier – mixed beer drink made from 70% naturally cloudy lemonade and 30% pilsner (24 x 0.33 liter; Expiration dates May 27, 2021; 06/16/2021; 06/17/2021; various lot codes) due to foreign matter (glass particles) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected lot codes.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Hersteller Zumdieck GmbH recalls Beerenmix / Berry mix (750g; Lot #E19-1780/20000-007; Expiration date 05.08.2022) due to potential Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): CASEIFICIO RABBIA FRANCESCO S.N.C. DI RABBIA FRATELLI & C. recalls Caseificio Francesco Rabbia brand Nodo del Saio Vaccino / raw milk cheese (2.5 kg; Lot #200507; Best before 31-10-2020) due to shiga toxin-producing E. coli.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Industry recalls Eat Natural brand FRUIT & NUT BARS – BRAZIL & SULTANA (with peanuts and almonds) (50g & 3 x 50g; Best before August 2020 to June 2021) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Hand2mouth Ltd recalls Hema Natural Bar fruit & nut (50g & 16 x 50g; All Best before dates) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Hand2mouth Ltd recalls Eat Natural Brazil & sultana with peanuts and almonds (50g, 3 x 50g & 15 x 50g; All Best before dates) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Jumbo recalls Jumbo Mix Indiase Garam Masala (60g; Best before 11/2022 & 02/2023) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Lidl GB recalls Deluxe Dark Chocolate Muesli Bar with Brazils and Cranberries (3 x 45g; Best before end of August 2020, September 2020, October 2020, December 2020, January 2021, February 2021, March 2021, April 2021) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): The Paleo Foods Co. recalls Paleo Foods brand Cocoa & Hazelnut Grain-Free Granola containing Brazil nuts (285g and 6 x 285g; Best before August 2020, September 2020, October 2020, November 2020, January 2021, February 2021, March 2021) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Hand2Mouth Ltd recalls various products containing Brazil nuts due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): The Happy Chef recalls various The Happy Chef brand fresh sauces due to undeclared soy and dairy allergens. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (Australia): David Jones recalls David Jones Australian Sultanas in Milk Chocolate (160g; Best before 18 Dec 2020) due to undeclared peanut.

Recalls and Alerts: December 19 – 23, 2018


Here is today’s list of food safety recalls, product withdrawals, allergy alerts and miscellaneous compliance issues. The live links will take you directly to the official recall notices and company news releases that contain detailed information for each recall and alert.

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United States

Allergy Alert: Funky Chunky, LLC recalls  Nutty Choco Pop Gift Box (10 oz), Holiday Crowd Pleaser (50 oz) and Crowd Pleaser (50 oz), due to undeclared almonds and cashews. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected lot codes. The recalled products were distributed to AZ, AL, CA, CO CT, DC, DE, FL GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI and WY through mail order or direct delivery.

Food Safety Recall: Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales, Inc. recalls approximately 164,210 pounds of raw ground turkey products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Reading. Raw turkey product from this company has been linked to a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Reading illnesses. The recalled products were shipped to retail locations nationwide.

Food Safety Recall: Inspired Organics, LLC recalls Organic Almond, Peanut, and Tahini Butters due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were distributed exclusively by Lipari Foods. LLC in Warren, Michigan to food service and retail stores throughout Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Ontario, Canada.

Food Safety Recall: Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. recalls fresh Cauliflower Rice, Veggie Cauliflower Rice Blend and Stir-Fry Mix with Cauliflower (Use by dates 12/11/18 through 12/22/18) due to potential E. coli O157:H7 contamination. The recalled products were distributed to 98 Wegmans stores in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and Massachusetts.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Marché Hochelaga M&H recalls Creamy cole slaw and Macaroni Salad due to undeclared mustard seed, and eggs in both products and wheat in cole slaw.

Allergy Alert: Bulk Barn Foods Limited recalls certain Coco Polo brand Dark Cocoa Bars due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were sold to consumers nationwide.

Food Safety Recall: Inspired Organics, LLC recalls Organic Almond, Peanut, and Tahini Butters due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were distributed exclusively by Lipari Foods. LLC in Warren, Michigan to food service and retail stores throughout Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Ontario, Canada.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Robert Damkjær A/S recalls Chicken sausages (300g; Best before 19/3-2019) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Aurion A/S recalls Aurion gluten-free organic oatmeal mixture (600g; Best before 25 / 5-2019) and Aurion gluten-free organic buckwheat flour mix (600g; Best before 15 / 5-2019) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Eliza Chokolade recalls Dessert Chocolates (80g; Best before 9/2-2019, 26/3-2019 & 25/7-2019) due to undeclared hazelnuts.

Allergy Alert (France): Auchan recalls Auchan brand Tzatziki (200g; Best before 08/01/2019) due to undeclared sesame.

Allergy Alert (Germany): Eurosnack S. A. recalls Chrupcie Maisstangen (60g; Best before 20.02.2019) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Vergani recalls  DESPAR VEGGIE brand DOLCE DI NATALE AL CIOCCOLATO VEGANO (750g; Lot #8290; Best before 30-04-2019) due to undeclared milk protein.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Auchan recalls Auchan brand Tzatziki (200g; Best before 08/01/2019) due to undeclared sesame.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Dirk recalls 1 De Beste Gehakt Cordon Bleu Italiaans 2x (Best before 28-12-2018) due to undeclared celery.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): DekaMarkt recalls 1 De Beste Gehakt Cordon Bleu Italiaans 2x (Best before 28-12-2018) due to undeclared celery.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Kook bvba recalls Lunchtime Cassolette de poisson (500g; Lot # 3518 3000; Best before 28/12/18) due to inadequate processing.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Mathonet-Gabriel s.a. recalls Mathonet-Gabriel s.a. brand Filets de Truites Saumonée fumée (Lot #M-02369; Best before 02/01/2019 03/01/2019, 04/01/2019, 05/01/2019 & 06/01/2019) and Mathonet-Gabriel s.a. brand Mousse de Truite Saumonée fumée (150g; Lot #M-0739; Best before 31/12/2018, 01/01/2019, 02/01/2019, 03/01/2019 & 04/01/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Raunsmed poultry farm recalls freshly slaughtered Danish turkey (5-8 kg; Lot #160; Best before 27-12-2018 and 28-12-2018) due to off-odor.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Max Krone ApS recalls Brødcooperativet Vaniljekranse (150g; Best before 2/1-2019 & 9/1-2019) due to foreign matter (small pieces of silver-colored plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Bonduelle Frais France recalls Auchan Roquette (125g; Best before 25/12/2018 and 28/12/2018) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): La Société Fromagère d’Eteaux recalls Beulet brand Reblochon de Savoie AOP (450g; Lot #185394230; Best before 10/12/2018) due to E. coli O26:H11 contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): La Société Fromagère d’Eteaux recalls Pochat et Fils brand Reblochon de Savoie AOP (450g; Lot #185394214; Best before 24/12/2018) due to E. coli O26:H11 contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Fabry`s Food & Snack GmbH & Co. KG recalls Snack Time Sweet Chili Chicken on Wheat Bread (Best before dates 20.12.2018, 23.12.2018, 25.12.2018, 26.12.2018, 27.12.2018, 30.12.2018, 31.12.2018, 01.01.2019, 02.01.2019, 03.01.2019, 06.01.2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Achva recalls Téhina naturelle (500g; Expiration dates 07/04/2020 & 21/05/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): LACTIS S.A. recalls Boni lait entier and Boni lait demi-écrémé (1L; Best before 26/12/19) due to an incorrect ‘Best before’ date.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): H Karlssons Charkuterifabrik AB recalls Wiener Sausage (410g; Batch #234112) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK – England and Wales): Waitrose recalls 6 Chunky Battered Haddock Fish Fingers (300g; Best before November 2019) because the product may contain large fish bones.

Food Safety Recall (UK – England and Wales): Pieminister recalls Gluten Free Moo Pie (275g; Use by 14 December 2018) due to foreign matter (small pieces of plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Lactalis McLelland Ltd recalls Seriously Melting Pot Original and Seriously Melting Pot Roasted Onion (150g; All batch codes; All dates) because the glass pot may break when heated.

Pet Food Safety Recall (UK – England and Scotland): Avondale Pet Foods Ltd recalls Just Natural Chicken & Tripe (20 x 454g and 8 x 1kg pkgs; Batch code 104-6/14105/339CT; Best before December 2019) due to Salmonella contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Vic’s Premium Quality Meat recalls Vic’s Meat BONE-IN HAM HALF LEG (4.5kg; Best Before 29/01/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): The New Zealand King Salmon Co. Ltd recalls Regal Marlborough King Salmon brand Wood Roasted Salmon Mixed Pepper & Spices (200g; Use by 10 Dec 19) due to incorrect “use by” date.